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CPS Master’s Program Receives DOE Approval

The Center for Psychological Studies Master’s Program in School Counseling has received full program approval from the Florida Department of Education. The School Counseling program is designed for the continued professional development of persons who presently serve or are interested in serving youth and their families in an educational, Pre-K-12…


College of Pharmacy Launches New Ph.D. Program

NSU’s College of Pharmacy (COP) launched a new Ph.D. program in September that will focus on graduate study and research in drug development, determinants of drug use, and drug discovery. The program will take students between 4 and 5 1/2 years to complete and is the only one of its kind in…


College of Dental Medicine Appoints New Research Dean

Ana Karina Mascarenhas, B.D.S., M.P.H., Dr.P.H. has been appointed associate dean of research, professor, and chief of the Division of Primary Care of NSU’s College of Dental Medicine. She comes to NSU from the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, where she is known for her superb work in…


Fall Working Paper Series Begins at Computer Sciences School

The fall 2010 Working Paper Series at NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS) began Sept. 21. Professor Wei Li and doctoral student Barry Ahrens presented “Genetic Algorithm Improvement of Parameters for the Dynamic Directed Path TSP Algorithm.” The forum is held on every first and third Tuesday…


NSU College of Pharmacy Welcomes New Faculty Members

NSU’s College of Pharmacy (COP) recently welcomed three new faculty members. They are Timothy Gauthier, Pharm.D., assistant professor of pharmacy practice; Shara Elrod, Pharm.D., assistant professor of pharmacy practice; and Ioana Popovici, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Sociobehavioral & Administrative Pharmacy. Gauthier received his Pharm.D. degree from COP…


Welcome New Faculty Members!

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences welcomes 11 new faculty members this fall. Each brings to NSU noteworthy academic experience, both inside and outside of the classroom, in a variety of fields and interests. Over the past two weeks, the names and biographies of eight of these faculty members…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Welcomes New Faculty Members

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences welcomes 11 new faculty members this fall. Each brings to NSU noteworthy academic experience – both inside and outside of the classroom – in a variety of fields and interests. Over the next three weeks, the names and biographies of these faculty members…


Help Spread the Word to Students: $15,000 in NSU IQ Scholarships Available

Please help spread the word: NSU students can earn a portion of more than $15,000 in scholarships by participating and scoring high in the NSU IQ Scholarship Quiz, which begins on Aug. 1. All full time NSU undergraduate and graduate students can participate.* The August 2010 competition consists of two…


Huizenga Business School to Unveil New Sales Institute

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new, state-of-the-art Sales Institute. The Sales Institute will be housed on the third floor of the Carl DeSantis Building. The 8,200-square-foot institute features a large multipurpose room that can hold receptions or…


SHSS Welcomes New Faculty Member Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D.

Honggang Yang, Ph.D., Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) has announced the appointment of Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D. to the faculty at SHSS. Duckworth has been appointed as Assistant Professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR). Duckworth received her doctoral degree in Conflict Analysis…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Welcomes New Faculty Members

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences welcomes 11 new faculty members this fall. Each brings to NSU noteworthy academic experience, both inside and outside of the classroom, in a variety of fields and interests. Over the next three weeks, the names and biographies of these faculty members will be…


Fischler to Host Visit with National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

NSU and its Fischler School of Education and Human Services will be receiving visits from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) next fall. On Oct. 22-26, 2011 NCATE will be on the main and North Miami Beach campuses for an initial site visit of the teacher preparation programs. This visit…


Huizenga School Offers New Academic Programs in Sales

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship has announced a new minor in professional sales, and two new graduate certificate programs in sales and sales management. According to the Labor Market Statistics Center, the sales industry is among the top 20 occupations with the most job openings in…


Take Advantage of Finals Week Services at the Alvin Sherman Library

 Get ready for your last final!! Free massages today at the Alvin Sherman Library, 5-8:00 pm!


Study Abroad in Sweden This Summer During “International Arts & Culture Infusion”

The NSU community is invited to study abroad in Sweden this summer as part of the eighth annual course offered by NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services and its Interdisciplinary Arts Master’s Program. Undergraduate and graduate students can earn between 3 and 6 credits while working side-by-side with…


Want to Become a Dean or University President? Fischler Leadership Institute is Conduit to These Goals

NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services is proud to announce that the Seventh Annual Institute for Public Policy and Executive Leadership in Higher Education (IPPEL) is scheduled for July 18 to 31, 2010. Thoroughly grounded in college and university management, leadership, and public policy, this Institute is designed…


GSCIS Winter Working Paper Series Continues April 20

Virginia Commonwealth University Associate Professor Peter Aiken, Ph.D., presented his work titled “Use of the IEEE Codes of Conduct to Resolve Legal Disputes” during the continuation of the winter 2010 Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences Working Paper Series on Apr. 7. The next forum meeting will take place…


NSU Graduate Students Competing in Collegiate Real Estate Challenge

Seven students from the Master of Science in Real Estate Development program at NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship are competing in the inaugural Collegiate Real Estate Challenge hosted by the South Florida Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP). The challenge, which…


Farquhar College Inducts 37 Students into Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences inducted 37 students into Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta), the national biology honor society, during a ceremony and reception at NSU on Mar. 27. This is the eighth year the college has inducted students into Tri-Beta at NSU. The ceremony included opening statements from…


NSU Chapter of Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology Inducts 28 New Members

Twenty-eight students from NSU were inducted into Psi Chi, the national honor society in psychology, at a ceremony on Mar. 26. Of the students inducted, 24 are undergraduate psychology majors and minors from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, and four are graduate students from NSU’s Center for Psychological…


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